Dong Van is a district of Ha Giang province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. The district covers an area of 447 km², and offers some of the most beautiful off the beaten track trekking tours in north Vietnam. If you look for Dong Van treks, Dong Van hikes, hiking Dong Van Vietnam, Dong Van trekking tours, Dong Van hiking tours, Dong Van trekking homestay you have just found the right place. We at Hiking Vietnam can arrange for you a private, guided Dong Van trek at affordable price.
Dong Van Ha Giang map
Dong Van district is divided into 2 townships and 17 communes including Dong Van, Pho Bang, Ho Quang Phin, Lung Cu, Lung Phin, Lung Tao, Lung Thau, Ma Le, Pho Cao, Pho La, Sa Phin, Sang Tung, Sinh Lung, Sung La, Sung Trai, Ta Lung, Ta Phin, Thai Phin Tung, and Van Chai.
The best way to get to Dong Van from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought to Ha Giang. Those who are on budget can take a public bus at My Dinh bus station. Hanoi Ha Giang city bus journey takes about 6-8 hours on road. There are both night buses and day buses from Hanoi to Ha Giang city. Take then either local bus or motor-taxi from Ha Giang city to Dong Van.
Booking a Dong Van guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended, especially when you travel to an off the beaten path destination like Dong Van Vietnam.
Dong Van weather
Climatically, Ha Giang province has two seasons, dry and monsoon, dependent on the altitude of the region. The two northern Indochinese climatic zones on the border influence the climate in that part of the province. The lower areas in the province comprise low hills, the Lo River Valley and the town of Ha Giang. In Cao Bo district, dry season lasts from mid-September until the end of May, and the balance period of the year is the rainy season. However, in Du Gia district the wet season sets in one month earlier.
The average annual temperature in Dong Van is 22.78 °C (73.00 °F); the monthly averages range from a low of 15.48 °C (59.86 °F) in January to a high of 27.88 °C (82.18 °F) in July. The annual rainfall in Dong Van is 2,430.1 millimetres (95.67 in); the monthly average varies from a low of 31.5 millimetres (1.24 in) in December to a high of 515.6 millimetres (20.30 in) in July. The average annual humidity level is 84%. Follow this link for more information about Vietnam weather.
Dong Van hiking tours
Suggestions of trekking, hiking itineraries are arranged in Dong Van district, Ha Giang province.
Ha Giang tours
Our collection of best Ha Giang tours including not only Ha Giang hiking tours, but also car trips, road trips, bike ride, motorcycle tours we at Hiking Vietnam run in this region. Traveling these tours you will discover Ha Giang province as well as other non-touristy places in north east Vietnam.